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  • Writing a Winning Resume – sponsored by the Avon Chamber of Commerce

    The Avon Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Free Public Library are pleased to offer business-oriented presentations free for interested area professionals. Whether you are running a successful business, looking to grow your company, or are just starting out — our presentations cover a wide range of topics and are designed to meet the needs of area entrepreneurs and business owners.

    Presented by Bree Gurin

    Do you ever feel like your resume goes into a black hole once you have submitted it for a job posting? In today’s competitive job market you want your resume to be computer-scan compliant and, once it reaches human hands and eyes, you want it to stand out and not get lost in the pile of nameless/faceless candidates. In this presentation you will learn:

    • What Actually Happens to Your Resume After You Submit It
    • The Resume Review Process
    • How to Formulate Your Document to Improve the Odds of It Reaching a Hiring Manager

    Stream the presentation by clicking here.

    Visit the Avon Chamber of Commerce’s website

  • Creative is King – sponsored by the Avon Chamber of Commerce

    Watch a presentation by Gena Hamilton, of Exact Digital Media

    Visuals are often the most striking way to leave a lasting impression in the viewer’s mind. That is what makes quality creative essential to grab the attention of your audience. In this presentation you will learn about:

    • Creative Best Practices
    • Industry-Specific Strategies
    • How to Effectively Leverage Visuals to Drive Conversations
    • Communication Ideas to Stay In Front of Customers
    • Examples of Effective Campaigns

    Stream the presentation by clicking here

    Visit the Avon Chamber of Commerce’s website

  • Final two programs for DEEDS NOT WORDS: 100 Years of the Vote for Women

    Join us for the final two programs in the “DEEDS NOT WORDS:  100 Years of the Vote for Women” series. 

    Final programs provided and funded by the Avon Free Public Library, Avon Historical Society and Avon Senior Center to commemorate the 100th anniversary of suffrage in America.

    From the Hidden Women Series: The Black Suffragists

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 6:30 pm

    Virtual Presentation via Zoom

    Register here:

    From the Hidden Women Series: The Black Suffragists, presented by Tammy Denease The very definition of Women’s suffrage is the right for women to vote.  So one could conclude that the Suffrage Movement should have included women from all walks of life – But did it? This is a pre-recorded lecture; live Q&A will follow.


    “Deeds Not Words” Series Finale: Meet Susan B Anthony, “Failure is Impossible”

    A virtual dramatic event by Sheryl Faye

    Wednesday, 10/14/20, 7pm. Program is 45 minutes; all ages welcome.

    Please register and a link to view the performance will be sent to you on the day of this event.

    Register here:

    Susan B. Anthony was a women’s rights activist, and she devoted her life to racial, gender, and educational equality. She is one of the most famous women in American history, playing a prominent role in the women’s suffrage movement; the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote and she also was in support of women’s labor organizations and for a woman’s right to own property. In 2020 we celebrate not only 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we’re also celebrating Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday!

    Sheryl Faye is a full-time actress, a goal she has worked her whole live to achieve. Besides performing a variety of historical women for schools, libraries, historical societies, senior centers, and others, she also writes and performs with StageCoach Improv. She has been the voice of several characters for Sony Play Station games and for a variety of medical CD ROMS. She recently shot a national print ad for Vicks cold/flu and continues to keep busy working on films, television and theater throughout Boston and New York.


  • Acorn TV: the Best in British TV & Film!

    We’ve recently added Acorn TV to Avon Library’s collection online content.  Access Acorn TV with your Avon Library card to binge on thousands of hours of commercial free world class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Great Britain and beyond.  You’ll find your favorites like Agatha Christie and Doc Martin, plus Acorn TV originals.  Register with RBdigital using your Avon Library card and then stream through the web or using the RBdigital app for Android or iOS.

    Go to the Stream & Download section of our website for Acorn TV and all of our e-content.

  • Demystifying Digital Advertising – presented by the Avon Chamber of Commerce

    Watch a presentation by Gena Hamilton of Exact Digital Media talk about digital advertising for your business.  This online class was co-sponsored by the Avon Chamber of Commerce and Avon Free Public Library.

    Digital Media can help you grow your business. And Google My Business is one way you can drive local consumer traffic to your business. But if you don’t understand it or don’t know where to begin, you can miss this easy and accessible opportunity. In this class we will discuss:

    • How to Reach Your Customers Where They Are
    • Leveraging Google My Business to Help You Get Found by Your Customers
    • Google My Business Best Practices

    Stream the recording of Gena’s presentation here.

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